Jiulong Shan Nature Reserve (Zhejiang)

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 5,525 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in the south-western part of Suichang County. The IBA is part of Xianxialing in the Wuyi Shan mountains. The highest point is at 1,724 m, which is the fourth highest mountain in Zhejiang. There are 28 peaks above 1,500 m, and 35 peaks above 1,000 m.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Fokienia hodginsii, Liriodendron chinense and Tsuga tckekiangensis. Animals include Panthera pardus, Panthra uncial and Capricornis sumatraensis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Jiulong Shan Nature Reserve (Zhejiang). Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.